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Having informed ourselves the meaning of sex education in the last episode, the question is; of what use is such education to an individual or society as a whole? In this part we get that answered. Many people (responsible people) are running away from sex education simply because they are not informed about its use. …

So often times we’ve had of the term sex education. Some people tend to shy away from it. But it’s a fact that we must face. In these exceptional episodes, we shall get to know and understand what sex education is all about. To get this message fully, I will use simple English that can …

Worth Noting: Most people I know had a firm idea of where they wanted to be by the time they reached 25, myself inclusive. Please forget that five-year plan. I know now that those things are not going to happen. I’m living alone, in a rented house with full responsibility on me and my money …

Worth Noting: Students joining universities not knowing what they deserve have degraded their courses and enrolled for new courses with the mind that they are the best courses for them. “Hii ndio iliwa course yangu” are some famous words for this confused bunch. Most of these courses prove them wrong and after pursuing them, they’re …

By: Saumu Kavuu Many four candidates who had just finished their national examinations were placed in their respective university by KUCCPS on August as arranged by the ministry of education. Some have already joined while others are yet to join. Every student pursuing what they love most as placed by KUCCPS. Many courses pursued though …

By: Joseph Kamau In today’s society, people have placed a higher value on university education. Many students work very hard to get to university with a dream of obtaining better formal jobs. The latest news on University of Nairobi implementing the new charges of fees, where joining first year student will be required to pay …

By: Hazel Elizabeth As per now the situation in the country is worrying.  This is depicted when there is a high cost of living. Kenyans are at the verge of menace as a result of high cost of economy which is as a result of the novel virus, coronavirus pandemic. High cost of living has …

State mulling reopening schools for other learners

Rashid Abubakar @MountKenyaTimes The National Parents Association (NPA) has announced that it would move to court to defend the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC). Nicholas Maiyo, the association Chairman in a statement yesterday said, they will be on the defense of the new curriculum noting that they are in support of the system. According to him, parents …

By: Kavini Isaac Hardly three years into the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC), complaints and dissatisfaction thrive on its achievability. The December 2018 postponement of the national rollout for a year by then-Education CS Amina Mohammed, and her turnaround a week later, provided fertile ground for Kenyans to cast critics on the readiness of the ministry to …

By: Waigwa Peter Worth Noting: Some students were able to join schools due to the commendable efforts of their former schools holding fundraising drives, well-wishers and securing scholarships but majority were not lucky enough to benefit from such charities. The question is who will come to the rescue of the less fortunate families, some who …